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Police in Saskatchewan issued 523 tickets for distracted driving, including 441 for use of a cellphone, in March 2017.

Martel on the Move: Just how common is distracted driving?

By Kevin Martel April 25, 2017 - 5:29pm Updated: April 25, 2017 - 5:30pm

Distracted driving is a problem that only seems to be getting worse in Saskatchewan.

According to SGI, it's the leading cause of crashes, and ranks second in deadly...

Victoria Park in downtown Regina

Martel on the Move: Unusual winter weather brings unusual activity

By Kevin Martel January 18, 2017 - 7:11pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 7:15pm

Bigfoot. The Loch Ness Monster. A Saskatchewan January day above 0 C.

They're all rare, and if they do turn up, it's hard to believe.

But even the skeptics are...

Volunteers at the Regina Food Bank do a lot of work behind the scenes this time of year.

Martel on the Move: volunteering at the Regina Food Bank

By Kevin Martel October 6, 2016 - 6:58pm Updated: October 6, 2016 - 7:12pm

They're not only serving food, but hope as well.

The Regina Food Bank has launched its 30th annual food drive, hoping once again to raise more than 300 tonnes of food in...

A rural road in Saskatchewan.

Martel on the Move: rural crime in Saskatchewan

By Kevin Martel September 22, 2016 - 7:24pm Updated: September 23, 2016 - 11:18am

Is crime really on the rise in rural Saskatchewan?

There is definitely crime being committed in areas outside of larger urban centres, but it's unknown if it's rising,...

Kids learn what to expect on their first bus ride to school.

Martel on the Move goes back to school

By Kevin Martel September 1, 2016 - 6:34am Updated: September 1, 2016 - 6:45am

Some carry backpacks bigger than they are, dressed in hats pulled down to cover most of their face, but these kids still can't hide the excitement of going back to school....

File photo.

Martel on the Move: Money, Money, Money

By Kevin Martel August 16, 2016 - 6:26am Updated: August 16, 2016 - 6:30am

Someone's bank account is about to get a lot fatter on the prairies thanks to a winning $60-million Lotto Max ticket sold in Saskatchewan.

It's confirmed the lucky...

Party-goers at Craven Country Jamboree.

Martel on the Move: Searching for the biggest fan at Craven

By Kevin Martel July 15, 2016 - 6:47am Updated: July 15, 2016 - 7:00am

Every year at this time people from around Saskatchewan, the country and maybe even the world come to the province for a weekend of camping, country music, food and likely too...

Kevin Martel of 'Martel on the Move' with his father, Mike (left).

Martel on the Move: how do you celebrate your dad on Father's Day?

By Kevin Martel June 17, 2016 - 6:40am Updated: June 17, 2016 - 6:45am

Father's Day is around the corner, a day to honour dear old dad, or a chance to share a good laugh with him.

Thousands of cards will be mailed, suppers will be eaten,...

The Saskatchewan Science Centre in Regina.

Martel on the Move: how to make playing in the backyard cool again

By Kevin Martel May 19, 2016 - 6:35am Updated: May 19, 2016 - 7:00am

The Saskatchewan Science Centre is trying to help kids get less screen and more green.

Children needing to cut back on electronics and instead spend more time outside...

Cleanup crews pick up litter in east Regina.

Martel on the Move: What do you think about winter's leftover waste?

By Kevin Martel May 9, 2016 - 6:22am Updated: May 9, 2016 - 6:30am

While it may be spring, it's felt more like summer in Regina lately.

And while the sun is out, so too is the garbage. Usually, it turns up this time of year after all...

More rabbits are being spotted in some Regina neighbourhoods

Martel On The Move: are the number of rabbits on the rise?

By Kevin Martel April 18, 2016 - 6:47am Updated: April 18, 2016 - 7:00am

The warmer-than-usual winter in Saskatchewan was a welcome treat for many people.

It may have even benefitted various groups of animals, jackrabbits for example, as a...

Kevin Martel is trading reporting for game show hosting for one day only.

The Martel on the Move Game Show: Do you know your election?

By Kevin Martel April 1, 2016 - 6:30am Updated: April 1, 2016 - 6:30am

It's time now for everybody's favourite game show - a show where contestants face off and test each other's knowledge of pop culture versus Saskatchewan politics and the...